Category Archives: Thoughtful travel

REVIEW: Luxury self catering cottages on the edge of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall: The Green, House & Cottages

Review by Elaine Swift

Imagine waking up each morning in peaceful tranquillity, and watching the sun emerge from a bright line on the horizon to light up the sky as day breaks. Well, that’s exactly what we did from the balcony of our cottage at The Green, Cornwall in February.

The Green, House & Cottages,

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Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant wins ‘Best Accommodation for the Environment’ at Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2011

 

I’m absolutely delighted that one of Your Holiday Planner’s Recommended Stays has won the ‘Best Accommodation for the Environment’ category at this year’s Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards, organised by responsibletravel.com.

Richard and Dee Slade, owners of Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant in Wark, near Hexham, were driven to investigate sustainable solutions … Read More

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Make Holidays Greener Week 2-9 July 2011: Travel Tips for Getting There

Travel by train to the rest of Europe and make it part of your holiday

By Ching Lee

There’s no question that if we can reduce the amount we fly, then we’re being kinder to the environment. For a holiday in Europe, using the continent’s extensive rail network is a fantastic alternative to flying.

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Make Holidays Greener Week 2-9 July 2011: Travel Tips for Places to Stay

Stay somewhere with green accreditation

Finding somewhere green to stay can be easy if you know where to look. And your choice isn’t limited to campsites either.

In the UK, the Green Tourism Business Scheme is leading the way in certifying green accommodation, for their efforts to reduce their environmental impact. Members are assessed every 2 … Read More

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Make Holidays Greener Week 2-9 July 2011

Your Holiday Planner is delighted to be supporting the national Make Holidays Greener campaign from the Travel Foundation this week, which aims to raise understanding of how we can all travel greener as we head off on our summer holidays this summer.

At Go2, we’ve always encouraged clients to look at greener options where possible – … Read More

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